Country Music News from CMT
February 27th
It’s been 25 years since a young Alan Jackson landed on the country scene with the release of his debut album Here in the Real World, and he’s been a star ever since. The following year, the singer would achieve his first notable breakthrough …
February 27th
At one of the many panels at this week’s Country Radio Seminar in Nashville, Lady Antebellum had chance to share their secret for getting along. The presentation was titled “How 3 Become 1: Lady Antebellum.” And one of the biggest lesson…
February 27th
Jason Aldean heats up his Burn It Down tour this weekend (Feb. 28-March 1) on an all-new CMT Hot 20 Countdown. Get the scoop from Aldean on what it’s like performing in front of a hometown crowd, and find out what he and Kenny Chesney are planning f…
February 27th
When a U.S. senator tags you in a tweet, it must be pretty important. Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee posted a Twitter photo Thursday (Feb. 26) to show his support of the End It Movement and the Shine a Light on Slavery Day, which is Friday (Feb. …
February 27th
There were nearly enough tears shed to float the trophies awarded at the No. 1 party held Thursday afternoon (Feb. 26) at the CMA offices in Nashville for Maddie & Tae’s “Girl in a Country Song.” Co-sponsored by ASCAP and BMI, the tw…
February 27th
When the choice is between sleep and a midnight Keith Urban concert at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium, the decision pretty much makes itself. Thursday night (Feb. 26), attendees from the 2015 Country Radio Seminar and local fans made the obvious choic…
February 27th
Eric Church will host and curate his own radio show called Outsiders Radio on SiriusXM’s The Highway starting Friday (Feb. 27) at 10 p.m. ET. SiriusXM announced today that Eric will host Outsiders Radio, a monthly radio show on @SXMTheHighway Read m…
February 27th
Do you remember the name of Daddy’s new funnel? Who had a bad feeling about bringing in a new roommate? See if you can answer these questions and more. We know the premiere of Party Down South left you doing backflips. Or, maybe you were just in sho…
February 27th
Country’s biggest stars plus country’s biggest radio programmers and personalities at an all-star, midday concert? You could call it the ultimate power lunch. Eric Church, Keith Urban, Little Big Town, Dierks Bentley and many more. Once again,…
February 27th
If you think you know Kelly Clarkson, you might have to rethink that. She’s not just the original American Idol winner anymore. “I love what I do, but I feel like I relied on my career a lot for my self-worth,” Clarkson told People. &ldq…
February 27th
Longtime Grand Ole Opry staff guitarist James Edward “Spider” Wilson died of complications from cancer Thursday (Feb. 26) in Nashville. He was 79. A native of Nashville, Wilson reportedly fueled his enthusiasm for music by standing outside an …
February 27th
A new crop of superstars are proving country music has global appeal. Lady Antebellum, Jason Aldean, Florida Georgia Line and Kip Moore are just some of the acts heading to Norway and Sweden this week for the Country to Country Festival. Check out photos …
February 27th
On the season premiere of Party Down South, the family gets back together again. This time, they travel to Biloxi, Mississippi, to party harder than ever before. Once they all arrive at the house, it’s on. Daddy and Tiffany get down to business by f…
February 26th
Twenty five years ago, Alan Jackson’s Here in the Real World was released on Feb. 27. It was his first major label album. On Friday (also Feb. 27), he will celebrate that anniversary when he plays at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles. Brand…
February 26th
There’s a teeny pounding in my head this morning, but who do I blame for this Southern Comfort-induced pain — Dierks Bentley or Douglas Douglason, his ‘90s-inspired alter ego who’s the lead singer of the burgeoning country supergro…